Definition of Chalcis fly
1. Noun. A variety of chalcid fly.
Group relationships: Chalcis, Genus Chalcis
Chalcis Fly Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Chalcis Fly Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalcis Fly
Literary usage of Chalcis fly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society by Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society (1906)
"Mr ESG Titus,2 with specimens of the clover seed chalcis fly, reared from clover seed, ... This chalcis fly lays its eggs on the young forming clover seed, ..."
2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"—Sketch showing the effect of the clover-seed chalcis fly. Calyx (a), seed capsule (b) and seeds (c and d). At c the mature insect is shown in the act of ..."
3. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"... flies also attack large insects, for many caterpillars are destroyed by them. The most efficient parasite of the cabbage-butterfly is a Chalcis-fly, ..."
4. Agriculture and Life; a Text-book for Normal Schools and Teachers' Reading by Arthur D. Cromwell (1915)
"... the chalcis fly, the saw fly, the rose-slug, currant-worm fly, etc. However, the important thing is not learning to identify any particular kind of fly. ..."
5. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"... Evidence accumulates that the shortage of the clover-seed crop may frequently be due to the larva of a little chalcis-fly FIG. 168. ..."
6. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The Clover-seed Chalcid * Evidence accumulates that the shortage of the clover-seed crop may frequently be due to the larva of a little chalcis-fly FIG. ..."